Family, Alumni, & Community
You don't have to be an incoming student at K-State to participate in our common reading program. Here are some things you can do with your friends and family.
Read the book
Purchase a copy online or from your local bookstore.
Borrow a paper copy from your public library.
- Watch the film adaptation of the book, and then discuss the merit of the adaptation. Does it add or take away from the novel’s story?
- Watch commentary or interviews of the author, actors, and others involved in the book and film’s production.
Initiate a conversation with your incoming student about the book.
Start a book discussion or use Spare Parts in your book club. You can use the ideas listed on our faculty resource page or come up with your own questions.
Check out book reviews and critical essays to help spark well-rounded discussion.
Explore the other resources of this website, including recommended books, movies, and websites.
Attend the events help on the K-State campus throughout the 2016-2017 school year.
Check out robotics teams in your area and learn how to get involved.
Volunteer and give back to your community through service. Ask local charities and non-profit organizations how you can help.
Do you have an idea you want to share? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll add it to the list.